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As event crew specialists, Gallowglass are one of the biggest and most cost-efficient in the business. Covering a range of events, from roadshows and exhibitions to live entertainment and international sports tournaments, our crews help create the physical infrastructure for some of the most prestigious events across the UK and Europe. Our crews are prepared to take on any cha ...

Gallowglass have supplied trained and skilled manpower to conference and exhibition centres all over the UK and Europe. As events specialists with a workforce of over 600, our commitment to maximising people’s potential goes much further than ensuring that they have the minimum training skills. In fact, we are one of the only companies in the events industry to have an HR Direc ...

As event crewing specialists, we have over 20 years’ experience in every sector of the events industry. From theatre productions, road shows and exhibitions to festivals, corporate events, films and more - we cover it all! Sometimes we have to keep some of our biggest and most exciting projects a secret, and occasionally we’re told nothing about the project until we turn up on ...

OK, it’s time to take a deep breath and get this underway! The key takeaway from the research we’ve done so far is that we need to answer the question “Have I done everything that it is reasonable to expect to protect someone’s personal data?” That’s a lot different to “What have I got time to do?” or “What do I want to do?” We also need to be able to comply with the require ...

At Gallowglass, a key aspect of our training is ensuring that each member of our crew feels prepared. All training, from their initial in-house training to the event specific health and safety training is important so that they, we and our clients are confident that they have the required skills to take on any job and achieve the desired result. Following the on-boarding proce ...

When you’re staffing an important event, it’s essential to know you are backed by a strong, reliable crew that can work to the highest standards. You should also know where to access additional help in the event of an emergency staffing shortfall. And that help will need to be able to meet your expectations, so you can relax knowing everything is under control and your event wi ...

Making a change in your career can be a daunting and overwhelming prospect. The constraints of working 9-5 and losing passion for your job are amongst some of the highest reasons for experiencing lower levels of job satisfaction. Considering what other options are open to you is one of the first steps that you have to think about when planning to change your career path. So, fo ...

Sometimes, when you’re stuck in a monotonous work routine that dictates your schedule, it can feel oppressive and can often leave you looking for a way out – but don’t worry, you’re not alone there. Flexible working, which means having some freedom to choose when to work, is found to leave employees with higher levels of job satisfaction, leading to higher productivity. In fact ...

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of events? It might be that you think of an event in relation to sports, e.g. the Olympics, or it might be that festivals such as Glastonbury spring to mind, or your mind might drift to the corporate side of things! The word ‘events’ can mean different things to different people, and with the wide array of things that th ...

This month we have made some major changes to the look of the app as well as a few new features that we hope you will find useful. Click through to read more.

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